The Export to Avenza Maps feature generates a map package that can be uploaded directly to the Avenza Map Store, an in-app map store for the Avenza Maps app on iOS and Android. Uploading maps using this feature puts them into the Prepare for Review state on the Avenza Map Store. To upload maps, you'll need an Avenza Map Store vendor account.
1.In Adobe Photoshop, open boston-east.tif from the Tutorial Data folder.
2.From the File menu, go to Export > Export to Avenza Maps.
The Export to Avenza Maps dialog box appears. You can specify a different export folder and set options here. With the options all checked, it will convert the image to indexed color mode, launch the Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box after the export is finished, and open the file browser to the specified export folder.
3.Make sure both the Launch Upload to Avenza Map Store dialog box and Open destination folder check boxes are checked.
The export folder shows the map package files. When uploading to the Avenza Map Store, all of the files in the folder are required. When loading on your device, only the ZIP file is required.
The Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box also appears. To upload maps, you'll need to login to your Avenza Map Store vendor account.
5.On the Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box, click the Login button.
6.Enter your account email and password, then click Login.
7.On the Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box, click the Load maps from folder button.
8.On the Load From Folder dialog box, choose the export folder (in this case it was \Geographic Imager\AvenzaPDF\boston-east), then click OK.
The map package is added to the table in the Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box and is ready to have it's map details completed.
9.Double-click the Description cell. On the Edit "Description" dialog box, enter a description into the Description text box, then click OK.
The Description is completed with a short text description of the map.
10. Click the Edit All button.
The Edit Maps dialog box allows you to edit all map details in one convenient location. If multiple maps are available, you can move to the previous or next one using the navigation controls.
11. Complete the other map details, like the following, then click OK.
These map details are the same as the details that can be completed on the Avenza Map Store vendor site. You have the option of completing it here or on the vendor site. In any case, map details should be accurate and complete so that users can search for your map more easily on the Avenza Map Store.
12. Click the Upload button.
The icon changes in the Uploaded column to confirm that it was uploaded successfully.
13. Click the Go to Avenza Map Store link on the Upload to Avenza Maps dialog box or go to https://mapstore.avenza.com/vendor/login/ in a web browser. Login with your vendor account details to see your uploaded maps.
On the Maps page, you'll see the maps that you uploaded. Maps that were just uploaded are put in the Prepare state, meaning they are still being prepared for review. When you have entered all map details, you can submit the map for review. When your map is in review, its state will change to In Review. The Avenza Maps team reviews maps daily and when a map is approved, it will be put into the On Hold, Ready for Sale state. At this point, you can set the map to the For Sale state and it will be available on the Avenza Map Store.